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Obituary for Tommy Lee Favors

Tommy Lee Favors was born on July 23, 1943, in Chattanooga, TN. He transitioned on June 10, 2022.

Tommy began his mechanic career in his teenage years. He loved being around cars, whether building, fixing, or racing them. In the early '80s, he opened Tommy's Garage, one of his proudest accomplishments, located in Ooltewah, TN.

Tommy's Garage became a staple in the community where Tommy's passion, kindness, and altruism extended far and wide with the work he was able to do with his hands. He was known and loved by many!

Tommy Lee Favors was preceded in death by his parents Albert and Mattie Favors; sisters, Viola James, Betty Lou Favors, Clara Marie McPherson, Gracie Mae Carter, and Elizabeth Matthews; brothers, Albert Favors, Jr. and Jerry Favors.

Tommy is survived by his brother and sisters, Jimmy (Kitty) Favors, Tina Joshen, Rosalie Jackson; son, Tommy (Kimberly) Favors, Jr.; daughters, Christine (Anthony) Favors McGhee, Carlotta Favors, Tarmela Favors; grandchildren, Talisa Hale, Myron Hale, Jr, Jasmine Favors, Devante Williams, Alex Trotter, and Tommy Favors, III; six great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 9 am- 12 pm, followed by the celebration of life at 12pm, on Monday, June 20, 2022, at the John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 423-622-9995.

Burial will be held at Greenwood Cemetery.